Schalke vs B. Monchengladbach Prediction & Tips
Schalke 04 and Borussia Mönchengladbach face at VELTINS ‑ Arena, in a match for the 26 th round of the Bundesliga. Borussia M’gladbach won at home by (4‑1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 28‑11‑2020. At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 17‑01‑2020, in a match for the Bundesliga, Schalke 04 won by (2‑0). The goals of the match were scored by M. Gregoritsch (58 ‘) and S. Serdar (48’) for Schalke 04.
After 1 win, 7 draws and 17 losses, the home team is in 18th position, having won 10 points. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Wolfsburg by (5‑0), after in the previous match they have tied (0‑0) at home, against Mainz 05. For the league, Schalke 04 won 4 points out of 30 possible points, after 1 win, 1 draw and 8 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, for which reason it hasn’t been very strong defensively. This is a team that scores a few times first: they only opened the scoring in 3 of their last 25 games for the Bundesliga, of those 3 they reached the interval in advantage in all and won in the end of the 90 ‘in 1. In 25 games in this competition, they suffered the first goal 20 times and never managed to turn the score.
Schalke 04’s team starts this game with a 5-0 setback in their visit to the Wolfsburg field, thus adding the third defeat in the last five Bundesliga games. In this match against Borussia, coach Dimitrios Grammozis should opt for a more defensive team, taking advantage of the space of the opponent’s defensive line. Matthew Hoppe is one of the great highlights of Schalke 04 of the season with 5 goals scored. For this match the home coach cannot count on Nabil Bentaleb, Nassim Boujellab, Ralf Fährmann, Matija Nastasic, Mark Uth, Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Steven Skrzybski, Salif Sané and Gonçalo Paciência, all with physical problems.
The visiting team is currently in 10th place, with 33 points won, after 8 wins, 9 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Bayer Leverkusen by (0‑1). In the last match, they lost away to Augsburg by (3‑1). The team arrives in this match after an away defeat by Manchester City by (2‑0). In the league, Borussia Mönchengladbach won 11 points out of 30 possible points, after 2 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches.
In this competition, they have lost the last 4 matches they have played. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 9 out of 12 ended with Over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. In 25 matches in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Borussia Monchengladbach’s team enters this game with a 2-0 triumph, on the trip to the Manchester City field, in a game counting for the Champions League. In the last Bundesliga game, the visitors lost 3-1 against Augsburg. Now, in this round against Schalke 04, coach Marco Rose should keep the team in 4-3-3, privileging the maintenance of ball possession and organized attacks. Lars Stindl is the highlight of the visiting team with 10 goals scored. Out of this game are Torben Müsel and Julio Villalba, both injured.
Schalke – B. Monchengladbach FREE TIPS
B. Monchengladbach – Win @ 1.45
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90